It’s funny that you need a license to fish, hunt, own a gun, drive a car, and work as a manicurist a nail salon, but there’s no such requirement for owning and operating a chainsaw. What’s likely to cause more damage, a fishing pole or a 60cc Husqvarna gas chainsaw? Used improperly, chainsaws are capable … Read more Epic DIY Chainsaw Fails Video Compilation
There seem to be two types of people in the world: those who know their limitations and those who also know their limitations but take on DIY home repair projects that are probably beyond their capabilities. Never ones to stand in the way of your good time, all we want to do is sit back … Read more Do It Yourself, They Said…It Will Be Fine
There, I Fixed It doesn’t really exist if not for the potential of duct tape. Spend any amount of time on Instagram and you’ll quickly learn that there are some pretty freaky people out there who love duct tape. Here’s to every champion of the universe who never met a problem that couldn’t be solved … Read more Kludge or Triumph? The Duct Tape Extravaganza!
Working in construction has its perks. You’re not confined to a desk, you get to work with power tools, and sometimes, you might even have some fun on the job. But make no mistake, for every journeyman who can say that he genuinely loves his job, there are a dozen grunts, runners, and carpenter’s apprentices … Read more Kludge or Triumph? The Hard Hat Report
Almost everybody who’s ever had a job knows that OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is basically the hall monitor of the American workplace. It’s also common knowledge that unlike local building and health inspectors, OSHA doesn’t always call first. Sometimes they just show up unannounced and say, “What you got … Read more Kludge or Triumph? That Can’t Be Safe #1
There are universal truths about homeownership, many of which involve structural and mechanical breakdowns and repairs and the inevitable consequences. Whether you’re the type who calls a professional to clean the gutters or a take-charge champion of problem solving, another truth involves probability. No matter who does the fixing, there’s a 50/50 chance of something … Read more Kludge or Triumph? Homeowner’s Edition #1
We treat our cars like extensions of ourselves. In some cases, we treat both like a rental. In other cases, we care for our babies with undying devotion. Not all repairs are fixes and vice versa. The difference lies in the eye of the beholder. And so, it’s up to you. Are you looking at … Read more Kludge or Triumph? Welcome to the Auto Show #1